beauty, Hair, Product Reviews

Look Fantastic’s June Beauty Box: Wanderlust

My brother and sister in law got me a shaort subscription to the Look Fantastic Beauty Box for my birthday. This month, I absolutely love what's inside! Here's the unboxing: What's Inside? First Aid Beauty's Facial Radiance Pads I love love love these! They're exfoliating, toning and brightening pads. They smell great, leave my skin… Continue reading Look Fantastic’s June Beauty Box: Wanderlust

beauty, My Makeup Looks

No Foundation Makeup Look

My latest video is another makeup tutorial focused around something I do quite often - a full face of makeup without any foundation. And here's the finished look: Products Used Garnier Skin Naturals Moisture Match Shine Be Gone Rimmel Stay Matte Primer  Maybelline Eraser Eye Concealer in Light Rimmel Volume Colourist Mascara  L’Oreal Paris Super… Continue reading No Foundation Makeup Look

Pass University Exams - Rachel Oates - Youtube
beauty, Everything Else, My Makeup Looks

Passing University Exams & A Subtle Makeup Look

I spent 5 years at Warwick University and somehow survived through 4 exam seasons in this time... I'm still not sure how! But, with exam time coming up for a lot of my friends, I decided to put a little video together with my top 5 tips for preparing for university exams! Makeup In This… Continue reading Passing University Exams & A Subtle Makeup Look

Growing up in Yorkshire - Penistone - Penistone Grammar School - Rachel Oates
Everything Else

The Truth about Growing Up In South Yorkshire: My Experience

Last week while doing research for another video, I started thinking a lot about my teenage years and growing up in the small, Yorkshire town of Penistone. In the end I decided to make a video about it. It was so scary to make and even scarier to post as it was so personal and… Continue reading The Truth about Growing Up In South Yorkshire: My Experience

5 Questions to Ask Before Buying New Clothes - Affordably Fashionable - Rachel Oates
beauty, fashion, fashion advice, My Makeup Looks

Questions To Ask Yourself When Shopping on a Budget

If you love clothes shopping as much as me, you'll probably have made a few mistakes over the years... So, to try and avoid that I came up with 5 questions I always ask myself before I buy any new clothes / shoes / accessories and hopefully they'll make your shopping experience easier and a… Continue reading Questions To Ask Yourself When Shopping on a Budget

Books I Read in February 2017 - Rachel Oates

What I Read in Feb

Here's a quick wrap-up of a few of my favourite books I read throughout February 2017. By the end of February I'd read a total of 15 books and completely 6 of my reading challenges.   What have you been reading recently? Let me know in the comments! 🙂

H&M Outfit of the Day - Affordably Fashionable - Rachel Oates
Hauls & Try Ons

Primark and H&M Try On Haul & Review

Hey everyone, earlier this week I headed into town to have a little nosey around Primark and H&M and to treat myself to a few goodies for this spring! I grabbed some new shoes, a t-shirt and earrings from Primark and a couple of t-shirts, a dress and jacket from H&M. Every item I got was… Continue reading Primark and H&M Try On Haul & Review